WORLD CUP RUSSIA 2018 – Cahill and Loftus-Cheek selected in England squad

WORLD CUP RUSSIA 2018 – Cahill and Loftus-Cheek selected in England squad

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Ruben Loftus-Cheek celebrating his first official goal with Chelsea against Scunthorpe © Francesca Ceciarini

England coach Gareth Southgate just announced his squad for Russia 2018 World Cup.

Chelsea players Gary Cahill and Ruben Loftus- Cheek ( who played on loan to Crystal Palace this season) were named in the 23-men list.

The selected players in full:

Goalkeepers – Jordan Pickford (Everton), Jack Butland (Stoke), Nick Pope (Burnley)

Defenders – John Stones (Manchester City), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), Kyle Walker (Tottenham), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham)

Midfielders – Eric Dier (Tottenham), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Dele Alli (Tottenham), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace/ Chelsea), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Fabian Delph (Manchester City)

Forwards-  Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Danny Welbeck (Arsenal), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)